Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has requested ministries and localities to take a more proactive attitude in coping with natural disasters to mitigate human and property losses while enhancing public awareness of the issue.
VOV.VN - An exhibition “Living with natural disasters – stories of women” opened on March 7 at the Vietnam Women’s Museum to mark International Women’s Day (March 8).
(VOV) -Vietnam considers climate change response one of its key tasks in 2016 as Vietnam is one of the countries most affected by natural disasters and climate change.
Promoting the application of science and technology is the decisive factor to agriculture restructuring, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung told the agriculture sector at a conference in Hanoi on January 5.
The overexploitation of sand, deforestation and natural disasters have led to increasingly serious erosion in many coastal areas of Vietnam, an expert has said.
(VOV) -On the World Population Day, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Vietnam has called on the international community and the Vietnamese government to enhance efforts to protect the health and rights of women and girls.
A national database of legal documents will be developed to make it easier for ministries, agencies and provinces and centrally-run cities to search and use legal papers.
Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai presided over an online conference on March 28, reviewing the outcomes of natural disasters prevention and search and rescue efforts nationwide in 2014 and initiating 2015’s tasks.
The ASEAN Young Professionals Volunteer Corps organised a volunteer programme to support community in Hai Duong commune, Huong Tra town, central Thua Thien-Hue province from November 23-December 5.
(VOV) - The role of the media in dealing with climate change and food security was discussed at a seminar in Hanoi on November 17.
A roundtable on aquaculture was held in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on November 4, providing a chance for relevant authorities to share experiences in an effort to sustainably develop the region’s sector.
The Prime Minister (PM) has approved an advance of VND239 billion (US$11.1 million) from the state budget for the implementation of projects on evacuating residents from areas vulnerable to natural disasters in 2014.
Rising sea levels over the last decade caused the disappearance of many beautiful beaches and protected forests in central Quang Nam province and are now encroaching on coastal residential areas in Nui Thanh district and Hoi An City.
(VOV) -The Prime Minister has decided to provide aid to 14 provinces and cities in the central region to build flood-proof houses for local residents.
(VOV) -The 3rd Expanded ASEAN Maritime Forum (AMF-3) opened in the coastal city of Danang on August 28, examining 20 years of implementing the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) in the region.
(VOV) -The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has pledged to provide Vietnam with one of the latest state-of-the-art technical tools, aimed at assisting Vietnam best adapt and cope with climate change.
The central province of Nghe An is taking many measures benefitting its offshore fishermen, in order to make them feel secure when conducting operations at sea.
(VOV) - With its unilateral deployment of a giant oil drilling rig in Vietnam’s East Sea waters, China has defied international law and caused sovereign disputes with a number of regional countries, in an attempt to fulfil its energy ambition.
(VOV) -Foreign non-governmental organizations have donated nearly VND75 billion to Dong Thap province over the past three years to implement a number of projects on education, health, poverty alleviation and charitable activities.